The start of the 2013 MLB draft at MLB Network studios in Secaucus, New Jersey will represent the next generation of the sport, likely supply baseball with several future All-Stars and potentially players who will one day be enshrined in Cooperstown.
Of course, there will also be many mistakes made.
Through a combination of injury, regression, player development issues and bad luck, several, if not more, players selected in Thursday's first round will fail to become productive big league players.
Here's a look at those with red flags that fans should keep an eye on over the next few years.
If it all goes to plan, they'll be part of the rosters for many All-Star games from, say, around 2017 and beyond.
If those red flags flare up, they'll end up cautionary tales for later draft classes and talent evaluators.
Without further ado, five potential busts from the first round of the 2013 MLB draft.